July 23, 2014

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 10/30/2012

› Big box stores turn to online price matching to fight showrooming
This season, the best prices on holiday gifts aren't necessarily a mouse click away. Target and other big box retailers are going on the offensive with new price-match guarantees that apply to stores as well as websites.

› Column: Spending more tax dollars to win lower-wage jobs is a losing game
Wouldn't it be great to be an economic development consultant? You could tell Florida how to boost its economy. You could call your report Desperate Florida: Wasting Tax Dollars, Underpaying Residents and Giving Up On Raising The Economic Bar.

› Broward, Miami-Dade schools to compete for federal funds
Miami-Dade got the support of its teachers union just before the deadline. The districts will find out in December if they win any federal money in the competition.

› Economic Council of Palm Beach County taps sugar executive as CEO
Daniel Martell has been chosen as the new president and CEO of the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, officials announced today. Martell joins the group after spending the last five years as a vice president at Florida Crystals.

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